Chris Smith (racing driver)

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Chris Smith
Nationality  United States
Born (1966-09-04) September 4, 1966 (age 47)
Palos Verdes Estates, California
Retired 1997
SCCA Toyota Atlantic Series
Years active 1991-1993, 1995-1997
Teams Intercar Motorsports
PPI Motorsports
Starts 37
Wins 3
Poles 4
Best finish 1st in 1992
Previous series
1994 Indy Lights
Championship titles
1992 Toyota Atlantic Championship

Christopher "Chris" Smith (born September 4, 1966) is a former American racing driver from Palos Verdes Estates, California. He competed in the Toyota Atlantic series beginning in 1991 and captured 3 wins on his way to the 1992 championship, he was unable to move up the ladder the following year though and only competed in a single Atlantics race that year. He found a ride in Indy Lights in 1994, in eight starts, Smith only managed a best finish of 8th place and finished a disappointing 19th in series points. After his Indy Lights experience, Smith participated in a single Indy Lights race in 1995 and partial Atlantics seasons in 1995, 1996, and 1997 with few notable results.[1]


  1. ^ Chris Smith, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-06-15
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jovy Marcelo
Toyota Atlantic Champion
Succeeded by
David Empringham